Paul Elwork

Adjunct Professor, English

By appointment

About Me

Paul Elwork has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Temple University and a master’s degree in English from Arcadia University. His fiction has appeared in various literary journals, including SmokeLong QuarterlyPhiladelphia StoriesShort Story AmericaWord Riot, and Johnny America. He lives in New Jersey, not far from his hometown of Philadelphia.

The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead, his first novel, was released in hardcover by Amy Einhorn Books in 2011 and in paperback by Berkley Books in 2012.


Home Country
United States


Education History

Temple University 2000

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Anthropology

Minor in English, HIstory

Arcadia University 2004

Master of Arts, Major in English


Author 2011

The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead

Book, Amy Einhorn Books (Penguin), Berkley Books